Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

From comedic skits to an Oscar for best screenplay. Jordan Peele has come a long way since his days on Mad TV.

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were more...

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Channel Zero: No-End House Review

Danielle Anzures, Reporter September 27, 2017

Syfy came out with the idea to adapt short online horror stories, known as creepypastas, into full fledge seasons for a show called Channel Zero. Last year it aired its first season and tackled Kris Straub’s Candle Cove, this season Syfy is bringing Brian Alan Russell’s No-End House to life and so...

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Season seven of American Horror Story looks to be covering a wide-range of topics; from cults, to clowns, to Trump.

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor September 6, 2017

American Horror Story: Cult made its premiere on Tuesday, September 5, just in time to keep viewers spooked all Fall. The first episode used the 2016 election to set up the events for the seventh season of the award-winning show. The first episode, titled “Election Night,” kicks off with Donald...

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Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

Rafael Alvarado, Staff Writer May 4, 2016

People might go to the movie theaters to watch a film based on fan-base hype or the famous people cast in the film to draw the audience in. However, famous films are not only known for the people involved or their fantastic story lines, but by the films’ amazing, memorable scores. Scores can help boost...

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The Witch lives deliciously

‘The Witch’ lives deliciously

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor March 2, 2016

Following in the footsteps of recent critical darling horror movies, "The Witch" burst onto the film festival circuit to near unanimous acclaim. Everyone fell in love with the family that was tormented by a witch in the woods, but who is Black Philip? What's up with that weird rabbit? And is it really...

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The Green Inferno is a mediocre film plagued by financial issues

The ‘Green Inferno’ is a mediocre film plagued by financial issues

Destiny Lopez, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

*WARNING. CONTAINS SPOILERS* The Green Inferno is an adventure/horror movie directed and written by Eli Roth and Guillermo Amoedo. The film stars Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Daryl Sabara, and Kirby Bliss Blanton. It's original release date was supposed to be on Sept. 5, but was pushed...

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Adam & Eve

Adam & Eve: Halloween

Adam & Eve October 9, 2015

Quote of the week: “It's Halloween, everyone's entitled to one good scare.” (1978 Halloween). How old is too old for Trick or Treating? Eve: My last year that I joined in the festivities of Trick or Treating was my 7th grade year, and it was honestly my most memorable time because I was able to...

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